Why Women Have Sex: Understanding Sexual Motivation from Adventure to Revenge (and Everything in Between)

Why Women Have Sex: Understanding Sexual Motivation from Adventure to Revenge (and Everything in Between)

David M. Buss, Cindy Meston


An remarkable exploration of the mysteries underlying women's sexuality that competitors the culture-shifting Kinsey file, from of America's best learn psychologists

Do ladies have intercourse just to reproduce or demonstrate their affection? whilst collage of Texas at Austin medical psychologist Cindy M. Meston and evolutionary psychologist David M. Buss joined forces to enquire the underlying sexual motivations of girls, what they discovered astonished them.

Through the voices of actual girls, Meston and Buss show the motivations that consultant women's sexual judgements and clarify the deep-seated psychology and biology that frequently unwittingly force women's desires—sometimes in pursuit of well-being or excitement, or occasionally for darker, stressful purposes lady won't totally realize. Drawing on greater than one thousand in depth interviews performed completely for the e-book, in addition to their pioneering learn on physiological reaction and evolutionary feelings, Why girls Have Sex uncovers an amazingly complicated and nuanced portrait of girl sexuality. They delve into using intercourse as a shielding tactic opposed to a mate's infidelity (protection), as a ploy to spice up self-confidence (status), as a barter for presents or family chores (resource acquisition), or as a healing for a migraine headache (medication).

Why ladies Have Sex stands because the richest and inner most mental realizing of woman sexuality but accomplished and delivers to notify each woman's (and her partner's) wisdom of her courting to intercourse and her sexuality.

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